Poetry Rocks!

April is National Poetry Month

Poetry : writing that usually involves figurative language and lines that have rhythm and sometimes rhyme

"Poetry." Merriam-Webster, 2016. Web. 29 Mar. 2016. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poetry>.

Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 21, 2016

Grab a poem to take with you for the day, and share it with students, teachers, parents and friends.
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Resources

Celebrate Poetry Month with Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein: 'Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too' from Where the Sidewalk Ends

Poetry idea engine-read write think

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Write Your own Haiku Poem-Read Write Think

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Write your own acrostic poem-Read write think

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Write your own riddle poem

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Write your own theme poem

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Dear Poet 2016

Write to a poet!

Linda Gregerson: Dear Poet 2016

Resources from Reading Rockets